Session #2 – Postdoctoral Networking
Objectives: Assist late stage researchers with career development and networking
- 1. Provide guidance on late-stage career development in sciences, teaching and research
- 2. Conduct Networking skills exercises
- 3. Provide time for participants to network
This workshop is intended for senior researchers and postdocs, and will provide guidance and support in later-stage career development. The workshop focuses on identifying and improving soft-skills of dealing with People, Responsibilities, and Communication all within the scope of academia. The initial presentations will provide guidance on strategic development, presentation skills, mentoring, and collaboration. The exercises are aimed at improving networking and discussion skills. The final time of the workshop will allow for all participants to interact, and to practice the learned skills. The goal of this workshop is to provide senior AAEC researchers with knowledge and networks as support in the advancement of their career.